Does this sound like a fun weekend to you? Set up 25’ ladder against the house. Climb to the top of the ladder. Scoop out slimy, rotted leaves from the gutter and throw to ground. Go down the ladder.
When you’ve built as many houses as I have over the years, it becomes clear that there is always a budget. And budgets lead to a series of trade-offs. If you choose granite countertops, out go the thermal pane windows.